Am Mittwoch, 24. Oktober 2012, 06:38:21 schrieb Brett McCoy:
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 4:17 AM, Carlos sanchiavedraz
like it uses inter-application MIDI and runs standalone. Might
have to give this a spin.
Watching its ads it seems very appealing. Kind of Band in a Box/MMA with
some AI mixed with some live features.
Not FLOSS, right?
Not FLOSS. It's basically just a harmonization tool. Not like band in
a box, though, it doesn't try to interpret the music into a style,
from what I can tell. I never did get around to trying it out.
I tried to try it out but failed... first the installer tried to unpack a .deb
file on my rpm based distro.
Once I installed the deb utilities package this worked. Then when I tried to run it, an
appeared and said that the licensing service would not work, and asked for a serial
none or a wrong one of course made the program quit.
I wrote to their support mail address, and the reply I got left me somewhat puzzled: they
say they don't
support Linux anymore (only up to version 1.2, only Debian, and there without certain MIDI
Originally the idea for the Linux version came from one of their developers, who uses that
supporting "all main OS platforms" seemed attractive at first, but can't be
continued as until now noone but
me had ever shown interest in trying or buying the Linux version. Then they suggested that
I'd try the
demo mode under Win or Mac and feedback my experiences.
I answered in turn that I'm not interested in a Win or Mac version, and that as a
musician I'm able to
reharmonize melodies, so I'm not even sure I'm a potential customer, but I'd
offer my help as I have experience
as linux packager and also know a little programming... still waiting for their reply